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Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
israel withholding tax revenues, the position of palestinian authority could be made worse by such resolution. let me ask a man does he believed the threats issued by republican-controlled congress to punish the palestinians for taking this diplomatic step is a reasonable basis on which to base british possibility? does he believe to withhold tax and customs revenues on behalf of the palestinians which legally belongs to the palestinians is a reasonable basis on which to determine british policy on this though? when the foreign secretary understands statehood is not a gift to be given, but a right to be acknowledged. i won the foreign secretary of the united kingdom abstains tomorrow, it will not be a measure of our growing influence. it would be a confirmation of our growing irrelevance to meaningful engagement in the search for peace across europe to meaningful engagement in the search for peace across europe to meaningful engagement in the search for peace across europe i believe will be the search for peace across europe i believe will be an overwhelming majority of 102 members
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm EST
change, transaction taxes, for example, in meetings saying i like this idea. there's ways to do taxes, tamp down wild frothy speculated trade, and rebalance the system out of whack, but he's pushed back by summers or geithner or others and sometimes he's with summers, stimes with geithner, but he moves towards pragmatism. some say towards caution rather than activism that some folks hoped for, certainly on the left. having said that, the man's evolving. we can't help ourselves. we all evolve. i think the big question is how this man, will evolve has evolved, and how that expresses itself now that he has a refreshman date. >> that's the big question. what's the big answer? >> well, i'm waiting i have to say. some answers, i think, i've gotten over the last year. i think he's gotten better at upping the dynamics of -- understanding the dynamics of presidential power, how to use the bully pulpit, how to get people in sympathetic communities, box in his opponents, look at the payroll tax drama of february of this year. they handled that well, and the republicans, in december of 2010
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
era tax rates. our guest will include alex from the mesh enterprise substitute and e than poll lick with the economic policy substitute. washington journal is live on c-span every day at 7:a.m. eastern. >>> on 16 or 17 bases in the united states we have military -- [inaudible] the average cost to agent dmield that school per year is $50,000. almost four times what the rest of the public education costs. and many -- the vast majority of our bases we use public schools. we can take the money we're spending today, pay every public school system $1 4,000 per child and save billions of dollars per year. and with the same or better outcomes. >>> this weekend you can take with oklahoma stater tom coburn about the fiscal cliff. on booktv in-depth. the senator is written several books including the latest "the debt bomb" join the three-hour conversation your call, e-mails, face and comments. live sunday at noon eastern on booktv in-depth on c-span2. >>> former florida governor jeb bush called for higher education standards in the u.s. delivering opening remarks for the foundation fifth annua
Nov 26, 2012 8:30pm EST
difficult bankruptcy tax case. nobody can say, well, you're a liberal if you want to allow the deduction by the estates which are conservative if you require the debtor, and just does not make sense. on ones more access l to the public regimely, it's hard to pick categories. there was a case involving a question of whether or not certain discrimination laws should be applied to religious institutions so you could challenge the hiring or firing of a minister on the grounds it was discriminatory. what's the liberal position in that? the view you should extend crimination laws or protect the free exercise of the religion to the greatest extent possible? we look at the cases and resolve them to our best view of the law, not in terms of a particular liberal or conservative political agenda. there's ways of characterizes this that makes sense in terms of the work we do. some of the colleagues refer to it here strictly to the text of the stay chute. others of the colleagues like to look expansively to what we call the legislative history, the background of the statute, or its purpose. it maybes
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